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Sonoco's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Sonoco Products Co. (SON)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 19, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Roger Schrum - VP, IR

Barry Saunders - VP and CFO

Jack Sanders - President and CEO

Analysts

Scott Gaffner - Barclays

George Staphos - Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Phil Gresh - JPMorgan

Chip Dillon - Vertical Research Partners

Philip Ng - Jefferies

Ghansham Panjabi - Robert W. Baird

Alex Ovshey - Goldman Sachs

Adam Josephson - KeyBanc

Mark Wilde - Deutsche Bank

Chris Manuel - Wells Fargo Securities

Steve Chercover - D. A. Davidson

Albert Kabili - Credit Suisse

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2012 Sonoco Earnings Conference Call. My name is Tahesha, and I will be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Mr. Roger Schrum, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please proceed, sir.

Roger Schrum

Thank you, Tahesha. Good morning and welcome to Sonoco’s 2012 second quarter earnings investor call. This call is being conducted on July 19, 2012.

Joining me today are Harris DeLoach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Jack Sanders, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Barry Saunders, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

The news release reviewing the company’s financial results was released before the market opened today, and is available on our Investor Relations website at sonoco.com. In addition, we will be referring to a presentation that was also posted on the investor relations site during this call.

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